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Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> today marks 10 years since the d.c. sniper attacks began. if you lived in the d.c. region during those three weeks in october of 2002, you know firsthand the terror and fear sparked by john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo. they killed 10 people and seriously hurt three others. tonight one of the survivors talks about the tragedy. >> there was a victim shot at point blank range five times by lee boyd malvo and lived to tell about it, paula rus -- paul la rusa. he says he values life more and is no longer haunted by nightmares. >> they say he stayed pretty straight on and just boom boom boom. >> this is
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
amendment has the greatest protection. the government needs to protect the speaker and for those who say they want tone gain in violence, we'll arrest you for -- to engage in violence, we'll arrest you because all we'll do is embolden those who want to silence speech by engaging in lawless action. >> reporter: during the two hour hearing the district judge characterized at 1 point the words as hate speech and she wondered aloud whether metro managers were being reasonable in their concerns. she did not immediately issue a rule, but the judge hinted she would rule soon on whether the controversial posters should quickly into metro's system. in washington john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> you may have to adjust some weekendravel plans because metro is doing track work. red line trains will single track between judiciary square and ft. totten. orange line trains will also short track through the holiday monday. normal service resumes tuesday morning. >>> it's more than 150 years old, but this week the smithsonian is doing something it's never done before, launching its first ever national adv
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
expectations -- >> government romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> he needs to give the american people the choice that we're offering. >> what's not debating is the interest. the live audience is invitation only, so that means the tv audience is expected to be in the millions. between the two candidates mitt romney is actually the more battle tested of the two having taken part in some 20 primary debates on his way to the republican nomination. president obama on the other hand as you know had no primary challenger and as a result, no primary debates. in the newsroom tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin joins us tonight. it's always great to see you. >> good to be here, shawn. >> how important are these presidential debates and do they really make a difference? >> if you look back in history, i think there have been two that have been deciders in terms of candidates, 1960. i watched that first debate john kennedy on the stage with richard nixon and he was considered the winner of that on tv, not on radio, but that's where people were watching and t
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
of looking at what government does. and he made his case as well. i mean, more than anything, it was probably a draw that romney did better than i thought, and he, the president is rusty. he hasn't done this in four years. >> he is still the president of the united states. let me ask you, mark, after what we heard or what we saw tonight in their performances, do you think it's going to make a difference for undecided voters? those voters in those key swing states? >> no. i'm glad do you brought that up, are one by organization, by the knocking on doors, the phone banking. the voter id. the idea of getting them to the polls. that's an organizational triumph and nobody made such a serious mistake that it's going to change. i'll be very interested in looking at those state polls. i don't think the debate affected the performance of the ground game as they call it in those states. >> mark, we'll ask you to stick around. we'll get more coming up later in the newscast. thanks for coming in. >> thank you. >>> we continue now in the web center. reaction all over social media. our facebook page bl
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. for the first time it's a two-day event. if you missed today, you can head out to the government center tomorrow 10:00 to 5:00, and it's free. we're gearing up for our 20th annual health and fitness expo. march 16th and 17th at the washington convention center. >>> more than 300 teen girls came out to prince georges community college today. a special sisterhood summit. the goal, to teach girls how to resolve conflicts without violence. judge glenda hatchet was one of the guests. and tracy wilkins also spoke to the group. assault cases among girls went up 24% from 1996 to 2005. that's something brooks says has got to change. >> we want to save our children. we want to invest in our children. we're talking to our young daughters about how to use special media responsibly. we're investing in our children as a community. >> every student who attended today was encouraged to join programs to help reduce teen violence. >>> well, breathe deep and jump. that was the theme for an unusual fund-raiser. for a donation of at least $50, yes, you could repell down the woodies building in washington. the view c
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